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Katie Shamberger

Katie Shamberger

Postdoctoral Investigator

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2722


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Ph.D. University of Washington, 2011, Chemical Oceanography
M.S. University of Hawaii, 2005, Chemical Oceanography
B.A. University of San Diego, 2001, Marine Science-Chemistry

Research Statement

My research focuses on the ocean carbon cycle, how it is being altered by anthropogenic ocean acidification, and the impacts of ocean acidification on calcifying organisms.  I am interested in coastal ocean carbon cycling, specifically in coral reef ecosystems.  I investigate the natural biogeochemical processes that control CO2 in coral reef ecosystems and how these processes (especially calcification) and coral reef organisms are affected by ocean acidification.